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stories of the day. >> i view this situation as one big lie. >> after years of denials, lance armstrong admits now to using performance-enhancing drugs to win his seven tour de france titles. we'll take a closer look at armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey and talk with experts about whether this admission is going to help or hurt the brand. >>> but first the deadly hostage situation in algeria. the army has freed some 650 people from islamist militants in a remolt oil field. moats of the freed are algerian. the u.s. is in the process right now of evacuating the americans and other foreign nationals of the rescue. >> as much as i would like to be out, some of our colleagues are safe for the moment. >> i feel safe for the moment. >> americans are believed to be among the missing still. this is day three of the bloody siege. the effort to rescue remaining hostages. i want to bring in vlad, we understand this is happening in various locations near the plant. >> reporter: so the large scale operations to rescue the hostages from the gas plant in eastern algeria has ended but there is st
the fraud. after years of denial, lance armstrong finally admits to lying and doping throughout his cycling career. >> i've use d this situation as one big lie. that i repeated a lot of times. >> and he admits to bullying ne who tried to expose him. this morning, armstrong's former teammate, and the head of his charity, react in exclusive live interviews. >>> not adding up, new details come out about the hoax surrounding notre dame football star manti te'o and new questions over how he didn't know his girlfriend never existed. when will the truth come out? >>> and new term, new do. first lady michelle obama changes up her hairstyle with a bang as the final preparations are being made in washington to host the president's second inaugural "today," friday, january 18th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. this is a confession years in the making. did you watch lance ar
neck. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> lance armstrong confesses to doping, deceit and bullying. so what is next for this disgraced cyclist. >>> and notre dame football star player manti te'o, his girlfriend never existed. where did this elaborate lie begin? and who is this alleged mastermind behind such a web of deception. >>> and guess who's coming to washington this weekend? ♪ can't you see the sunshine >> beyonce, james taylor, kelly clarkson. the stars set to rock the capital for the 2013 presidential inauguration. >>> happy friday. you are watching "cnn newsroom." i'm brooke baldwin. we begin with new details on that hostage situation developing in algeria. here is what we know right now. algerian state media reports 650 hostages have been freed. in fact, what you're looking at right here this is brand-new video we have gotten of some of these -- they're hugging, they're thrilled they're free. but some workers are still hiding out at the desert site. operations around the plant are reportedly still going on. and while many of the details on this situation still remain un
to drive that though, it boils down to public culture. >> on the winning and losing on lance armstrong, there is honor in running a clean race even if you don't win. >> more lawyers involved always. "starting point" tomorrow, congresswoman tammy duckworth will join us. "cnn newsroom" with carol costello joins us right now. >>> stories in "the newsroom" lance armstrong reportedly admits to oprah he cheated and that may not be the most painful part of his confession. >>> veterans wanted. walmart has a new plan that could give thousands of veterans a job. >>> plus this -- >> for over 125 years we've been bringing people together. today we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us, obesity, the long-term health of our families and the country is at stake. >> coca-cola is pushed to reduce obesity, a commercial aimed at ending the issue of this generation. is it really damage control as some critics are charging? >>> facebook is revealing a big secret. the only view is on the invitation to the media, come see what we're building. what it might be, in a bit. plus. >>
. >> after a decade of deception, lance armstrong admitting his story of success was, in his words, one big lie. it's friday, january 18. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >> and it is friday. >> friday. we made it. tgif. >> yes. armstrong said he was driven to cheat by a ruthless desire to win, saying it never felt wrong, he never felt bad about what he was doing and still didn't seem to be terribly contrite during that confession with oprah. we'll have the complete confession in a moment. first, a look at some of the other stories we're following. including escape from algeria. five americans held hostage by terrorists. they're now safe. but for others, the danger is not over. a lot of questions as to how many people remain, how many were taken to begin with. so definitely a situation that continues to evolve. >> very fluid situation there. >>> also ahead, changing the meaning of home. the new nontraditional way which homes are growing and families are expanding. >> fascinating. especially for those that are thinking about taki
't believe a word he says. the heels of the lance armstrong thing, big fat liars. we believed the lance armstrong story a long time. you know why? i did because he denied it over and over again. he kept winning. ron -- and he beat cancer. >> yeah. >> cancer is the thread here hey, ron. how are you doing? >> good. how are you. >> what do you think? >> to peter point first with the high school heismann trophy. it amazes me they are named before the college football season starts which begins that process of. >> we know who the can datas are. >> bill: really? >> yeah >> caller: then to the whole point they were talking about, it just stretches the bounds of beliefability. you want to give the guy the benefit of the doubt, but the more that comes out, it just stretches the bounds of believable abilitity will this work against him or will they go on his playing ability? what do you think? >> for the nfl, they will go on his playing ability. the nfl won't care. >> there are some real scound realized in the nfl. >> michael vick? >> someplacing in the nfl, they
in the making. did you watch lance armstrong interview? >> i have to say i did. and even though we all expected, we all thought we knew what we were going to hear, when you heard those blunt answers to direct questions, it was still somewhat startling. >> a lot of people had been waiting to hear what armstrong would say, the disgraced cyclist using everything from human growth hormone to testosterone. maybe not the answer some people wanted to hear. >> for years, cyclist tyler hamilton, that man right there, accused armstrong of doping and he faced armstrong's fury as a result. we'll find out what he thinks after watching the interview. >>> later in the show, the question everyone is asking, can the livestrong charity go on? we'll ask the ceo. >>> have you noticed you didn't make quite as much as you did before the new year came? of course, you are not alone. what is behind this sudden cut in pay and give you ideas of what you could do to offset that loss. >>> the story we hope will bring a smile to your face. what folks in one city are doing to boost the spirits of random strangers. >> great s
, to the stunning interview with lance armstrong, coming clean to oprah about doping to win. did he really tell the truth? the whole truth? abc's neal karlinsky who has covered lance armstrong for years is here with the dramatic details. neal, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was surreal to watch. you have to understand that this is a man who has fought with everything he could to maintain his lie, through vicious attacks, threats and lawsuits. but last night, lance armstrong came clean, almost as if he just decided to flip a switch from somewhere deep inside. >> i'd like you to walk me through it. were there, you know, pill deliveries? and blood in secret refrigerators? how did it work? >> we need a long time. >> reporter: calling himself an arrogant bully, lance armstrong had no good answer to explain away one of the biggest lies in all of sport. >> i'll start my answer by saying that this is too late. i view this situation as one, big lie, that i repeated many times. >> reporter: the man who won the tour de france seven times, only to have his titles stripped away, admitted to usi
's a check of the fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> thank you. our top story, lance armstrong comes clean after a decade of denial. >> in a candid one-on-one interview with oprah winfrey he admitted doping and he didn't hold anything back. sarah simmons is here with the details. >> we have known that the former tour de france champ admitted he used performance- enhancing drugs. last night he told oprah he used blood transfusions, testosterone and human growth hormones. >> i made my decisions, they are my mistake, and i am sitting here today to acknowledge that. >> years of accusations and explanations, lance armstrong has come clean. >> yes or no, did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> the admission comes after more than a decade of denial. time and time again rerebuffed claims he used performance- enhancing drugs to catapult him to the top of his sport, winning the tour de france seven times in a row. >> to the skeptics, critics, i'm sorry, and i'm sorry you don't believe in miracles. >> he now admits that feat wouldn't be possible watt drugs. >> in
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